EU Project Officer

European Solar Thermal Electricity Association
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Mar 24

Position description

His/her main responsibilities:

  • Supporting and implementing EU-funded projects activities:
    • Monitoring the overall progress and deliverables of EU projects, preparing and writing the technical reports for the EU projects;
    • Monitoring national energy policies and developments, assessing their impact on the STE/CSP sector;
    • Cooperating with project partners, stakeholders, and policy makers (national and EU level) on a regular basis and maintaining good relationships with stakeholders;
    • Contribute to writing new project proposals within EU funded programmes;
    • Supporting and participating in project meetings, webinars, workshops, etc.
  • Policy-related tasks:
    • Supporting advocacy work and influencing activities on EU policies, providing ad hoc input.
  • Supporting the team’s day-to-day operations:
    • Supporting the day-to-day operations of the secretariat (such as members’ meetings, workshops, conferences).

His/her qualification:

Mandatory

  • University degree in relevant fields (e.g., engineering/energy/economics/environment/sustainable energy management…);
  • Deep understanding of the Energy/Renewables sectors at national, EU and world levels;
  • Knowledge or professional experience in management/coordination of EU-funded projects;
  • Experience in coordinating and managing external stakeholders;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;
  • Knowledge of EU funding programmes and opportunities;
  • Good knowledge of EU and national policy-making, including regional political challenges;
  • Good understanding of topical EU priorities linked to the energy transition;
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.) is a must.

Assets

  • Deep understanding of the CSP/STE sector;
  • Experience as coordinator of EU-funded projects;
  • Experience of writing technical reports;
  • Additional language (Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, …).

His/her profile:

  • Technical background in engineering, energy, especially renewable energies and STE/CSP is an asset;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and relationship management skills (can quickly establish good relationships with contacts);
  • Strong analytical, organisational, and record-keeping skills;
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask, autonomous and independent in completing tasks, with good organisational and time-management skills;
  • Friendly, helpful, confident, and engaging personality;
  • Flexible: available to travel when required and able to work in a small team.

Application instructions

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